Susanna Forbes

Susanna Forbes


One half of Little Pomona Orchard & Cidery, Susanna Forbes is editor of Full Juice and former beer & cider editor of this parish. An experienced cider judge, she is co-chair of the Cider Women facebook group and coined #RethinkCider

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Book review: 'Fine Cider', by Felix Nash

For the first time, cider is given the sort of treatment normally reserved for wine, says Susanna Forbes.

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What méthode champenoise cider can bring to your drinks list

Alvar Roosimaa, co-founder of award-winning Estonian cidery Jaanihanso, on why we need to rethink sparkling cider.

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Ten secrets to building a standout cider list

Ross Duncan, cider ambassador at The Stable, unveils the golden rules of crafting a winning cider list.

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Titanic beer v cider tussle ends in draw at Imbibe Live

Tom Oliver snatched a draw from the ever-inventive Mitch Adams in this year’s Beer v Cider food pairing challenge at Imbibe Live.

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Brewhouse & Kitchen to target the double in Tapsters Final

After a heated semi-final competition, Brewhouse & Kitchen will once again compete for The Tapsters crown against New World Trading Company.

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Has the time come to rethink cider? Susanna Forbes thinks so

In her monthly online column, our beer and cider editor Susanna Forbes questions whether the on-trade is in danger of missing out on the craft cider renaissance

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In with the new: Susanna Forbes reports from Craft Beer Rising

When Britain’s oldest brewery offers you a pastel-coloured beanie hat, you know there’s something afoot.

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Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: Mikkeller, South Africa and cider from Craft Beer Rising

From a summer stout to an organic IPA, from a South African spot famous for shipwrecks to London’s newest brewery, with a healthy crop of ciders along

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

News |  Imbibe Live

Brewhouse & Kitchen to target the double in Tapsters Final

After a heated semi-final competition, Brewhouse & Kitchen will once again compete for The Tapsters crown against New World Trading Company.

News |  Beer & Cider

Has the time come to rethink cider? Susanna Forbes thinks so

In her monthly online column, our beer and cider editor Susanna Forbes questions whether the on-trade is in danger of missing out on the craft cider renaissance

News |  Beer & Cider

In with the new: Susanna Forbes reports from Craft Beer Rising

When Britain’s oldest brewery offers you a pastel-coloured beanie hat, you know there’s something afoot.

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: Mikkeller, South Africa and cider from Craft Beer Rising

From a summer stout to an organic IPA, from a South African spot famous for shipwrecks to London’s newest brewery, with a healthy crop of ciders along

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' top five trends from CiderCon 2019

Over 1,000 cider producers and other industry professionals dodged the polar vortex to congregate in a frozen Chicago for CiderCon 2019, organised by

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Trees of gold: Susanna Forbes' top craft ciders and perries

Craft cider is on a roll, and it should be on your list.

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Susanna Forbes' festive swift halves

A bumper round-up for the festive season.

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Swift Halves: The beers and ciders to stock now

From the largest island of Greece to the valleys of Wiltshire, this month’s Swift Halves includes a 60-year-old classic, a modern West Coast pale ale

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Susanna Forbes' top five trends from CiderCon 2019

Over 1,000 cider producers and other industry professionals dodged the polar vortex to congregate in a frozen Chicago for CiderCon 2019, organised by

News |  Beer & Cider

Trees of gold: Susanna Forbes' top craft ciders and perries

Craft cider is on a roll, and it should be on your list.

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' festive swift halves

A bumper round-up for the festive season.

News |  Beer & Cider

Swift Halves: The beers and ciders to stock now

From the largest island of Greece to the valleys of Wiltshire, this month’s Swift Halves includes a 60-year-old classic, a modern West Coast pale ale